• Trustees 2016-2017
Friends School, Inc. is a Colorado non-profit corporation and has been granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service as an educational, charitable organization.
  
The Community Board is responsible for the financial management of Friends School, sets strategy and major school policies, creates processes for long-range planning, periodically reviews the school’s organization, and oversees the implementation and maintenance of the school’s values. In addition, the Board employs, evaluates and supports the Head of School.
 
The Board oversees the school’s business in relationship with the Head of School, the Founding Parents, and the staff. The Founding Parents are a source of historical information for the school community and help sustain the school’s core values. The Board delegates the day-to-day responsibility for the administrative and educational activities of Friends School to the Head of School and to the faculty and staff.
 
Trustees are elected to the Community Board and often include parents, parents of alumni students, the Head of School, teachers, program directors, and community members. In addition, the three founding parents are ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board.
 
The Community Board has an active committee structure including the Finance Committee, Development Committee, Committee on Trustees, Strategic Planning Committee, the Polly T. Donald Fund Committee, Audit Committee, Strategic Marketing Committee, Middle School Task Force and Second Facilities Committee. These committees are working committees that meet regularly and report to the full Board. Staff are engaged in the governance of the school, included by serving on Board committees.

Trustees 2017-2018

List of 21 members.

  • Steve de Beer 

    Bio
  • Jenefer Donovan 

    Bio
  • Maureen Espinoza 

    Bio
  • Laura Farrelly 

    Bio
  • Carol Hampf 

    Bio
  • Elizabeth Henna 

    Bio
  • Carol Hoeffler 

  • Diane Hullet 

    Bio
  • Anne Hunter 

    Bio
  • Adam Kimberly 

    Bio
  • Jeff Latier 

    Bio
  • Chad McDaniel 

  • Jenny McGuire 

    Bio
  • Mindy Mullins 

    Bio
  • Shelby Pawlina 

    Bio
  • Erin Picone 

    Bio
  • Liz Richards 

    Bio
  • Howard Rubin 

    Bio
  • Jessie Vanden Hogen 

    Bio
  • Chris Wirth 

    Bio
  • Rob Wright 

    Bio

Officers 2017-2018

Elizabeth Henna - Chair
Chad McDaniel - Treasurer
Maureen Espinoza - Secretary

Founders (Ex-Officio)

Bev Cole
Larry Gold
Hope Morrissett